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Peony petals for delicious peony jelly-gcc-garden

Pretty Pink Peony Jelly

Surprisingly delicious peony jelly. A hint of strawberry with a hint of peach.


  • 4 c peony petals no brown ones
  • 5 c water
  • 3 T fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 c sugar
  • 3 T of powdered pectin or 1 liquid pouch


  • Boil petals in water and steep overnight.
  • Strain the water from the petals, (toss the petals) and add the fresh squeezed lemon juice.
  • In a large pot on medium high heat, add the liquid and bring to a boil.
  • Add the sugar and pectin and continue boiling for 3 more minutes. Remove from the stove and pour into sterilized jars. Allow to cool overnight.